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St. George’s Cathedral Begins New Choir Season

St. George’s Cathedral Begins New Choir Season

| 2015/08/28

All three church choirs of St. George’s Cathedral – children’s, teen, and adult – begin a new season on Friday September 11, 2015. Adult Choir of St. George’s Cathedral begins their new on September 11 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. A number of short-term seasonal choirs are being offered for occasional singers, as well [...]

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Provincial Offences Court Moves to Montreal Street

Provincial Offences Court Moves to Montreal Street

| 2015/08/25

Starting Tuesday, Aug. 25 you will go to 362 Montreal St. if you have a Provincial Offences fine to pay or ticket to dispute. The new business hours at the new location will be 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Provincial Offences court and administrative offices were closed on Monday, Aug. 24 to accommodate the [...]

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City Adds Public Skate Times to Help Beat the Heat

City Adds Public Skate Times to Help Beat the Heat

| 2015/08/19

Heat wave special! The City has added public skate times to help you beat the heat this week. Skate 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19 to Friday, Aug. 21 at the INVISTA Centre, 1350 Gardiners Rd. (regular rates apply). Find other INVISTA Centre skating opportunities and rate details at the City of Kingston website. [...]

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Celebrate Harvest Season at Memorial Ctr. Farmers Market

Celebrate Harvest Season at Memorial Ctr. Farmers Market

| 2015/08/14

The Memorial Centre Farmer’s Market is celebrating the beginning of harvest season with special events on three consecutive weeks. Expect flavours, fun and entertainment for the whole family as we welcome the season that offers the widest variety of fresh produce from our region. Sunday August 16th: Local Burger Bash Have you ever eaten a [...]

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28th Annual Kingston Sheep Dog Trials

28th Annual Kingston Sheep Dog Trials

| 2015/08/07

Event at Grass Creek Park runs from Friday, August 7 to Sunday, August 9

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Kingston Transit Multi-Ride Cards Available at New Locations

Kingston Transit Multi-Ride Cards Available at New Locations

| 2015/08/05

Beginning this past weekend, Kingston Transit riders have the option to purchase disposable multi-ride Kingston Transit cards at additional Lovell Drugs pharmacy locations in the city. The Lovell Drugs pharmacy at Kingston General Hospital has been selling the multi-ride cards for more than a year, and now three more health centers have been added. “We [...]

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Fake Canada Revenue Agency Callers Demanding Money

Fake Canada Revenue Agency Callers Demanding Money

| 2015/07/30

Detectives from the Kingston Police Fraud Unit are advising that a scheme has resurfaced in the city where callers impersonating Canada Revenue Agency staff are demanding money. There has been an increase in the number of persons being contacted by alleged agents of the CRA demanding immediate payment of overdue taxes. The persons on the [...]

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Victoria Park Wading Pool Opens for Summer

Victoria Park Wading Pool Opens for Summer

| 2015/07/24

As of this week, the wading pool in Victoria Park is now open for the rest of the summer. Located at 487 Brock St., Victoria Park’s wading pool will be open daily from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (weather-permitting). This will be the wading pool’s final season. “As we moved forward with plans to improve [...]

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Vote for Your Favourite Garden to Win Kingston Blooms

Vote for Your Favourite Garden to Win Kingston Blooms

| 2015/07/22

Kingston’s green thumbs have submitted photos of their gardens for your consideration. “Kingston gardeners add so much beauty to Kingston summers. Show them your appreciation by making time to view and vote on their hard work,” says Sue Hitchcock, assistant supervisor recreation programs, special events. Go to CityofKingston.ca/GetInvolved to vote for your favourite garden in [...]

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Queen’s Near Top 1 Percent of World’s Degree-Granting Institutions

Queen’s Near Top 1 Percent of World’s Degree-Granting Institutions

| 2015/07/17

The Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) has released its 2015 international rankings, with Queen’s University rated 284th out of 25,000 degree-granting institutions worldwide. That was slightly down from last year, when Queen’s was in 277th place. In a Queen’s News post about the release, Alan Harrison, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic), said “While it is [...]

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